Al-Barakat

Al-Barakat

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. al-Barakat or al-Barakaat, which means "Blessings" in Arabic, is a group of companies established in Somalia in 1986. Al-Barakat has involved itself in the modern form of hawala, an informal value transfer system, and the remittance trade. By 2001, it was operating in 40 countries and was the country's largest private employer.[citation needed] Al-Barakat handled about $140 million USD a year from the Somali diaspora, and also offered phone and internet services.show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 68g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 613597596X
  • 9786135975963